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Places left for next week's course: Maximising benefits for rent

02 October 2019
Are you a housing worker or adviser in Glasgow area? Book on our 1-day training course on 8 October.

CPAG is urgently looking for bedroom tax cases

02 February 2016
CPAG is urgently looking for case studies following the Court of Appeal’s decision in R(Rutherford) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2016] EWCA Civ 29, which is likely to be appealed to the Supreme Court.

Budget leaves poorest families abandoned on the frontline of austerity

20 March 2013
The Chancellor described it as a budget for families looking to work hard and aspiring to get on, but CPAG believes most low income families have very few reasons to be cheerful and plenty to be fearful.

DWP drops Supreme Court appeal over disabled children ‘bedroom tax’

12 March 2013
The DWP has dropped its appeal on the 'Gorry' case, for which CPAG provided legal representation, and has today told local authorities to allow an extra bedroom for children who are unable to share because of their severe disabilities.

Fact check: disabled children and the bedroom tax

08 March 2013
Mike Spencer, CPAG's Legal Officer, has written a blog for the Nearly Legal site on the bedroom tax.  

Autumn Statement: New cuts hit children in working and out of work families

05 December 2012
Despite all the talk, working families are once again at the front of the queue for spending cuts.

Appeal Court win benefits disabled people and their children

29 May 2012
We have won a case in the Court of Appeal that proves that the housing benefit rules discriminated unlawfully against disabled people.